Jim Jadwin, a mainstay of American Legion Baseball, was instrumental in putting together the Chillicothe Post 757 American Legion Baseball Program in 1969 after his own baseball career ended.
Jim, a former catcher, played 6 years in the Cleveland Indians minor league system ending his career at AAA Indianapolis.
With Jim’s leadership and guidance, Post 757 Baseball players have received more than 65 college scholarships and seven professional contracts.
Jim also served as the tournament director for the 2008 American Legion National Regional Tournament hosted at V. A. Memorial Stadium.
Links about Jim:
Post 757 pioneer Jadwin dies
James E. Jadwin Obituary
Local Baseball Advocate Jadwin Dies